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Coronavirus Outbreak Delays Several Conference And Trade Deals Across The Globe


Billions of dollars are at stake due to postponed events and meeting across the globe.

The coronavirus outbreak in China has curbed travel to some extent amid concerns of its spread, whereby postponing several “trade fairs and industry conferences in China and overseas” potentially affecting billions of dollars in deal.
Here are some of the possible dates of some important events, as mentioned by Reuters:
-“Taipei International Book Exhibition, Feb. 4-9 - Billed as Taiwan’s largest annual literary event, the exhibition has been postponed to May 7-12.
-“League of Legends Pro League, due to start Feb. 5: The e-sports league owned by gaming giant Tencent Holdings said it would postpone the start of its second week until further notice.
-“Singapore Airshow, Feb. 11-16: The aviation leadership summit scheduled on the eve of the event was canceled. The show itself will go ahead as planned, but on a smaller scale.
-“China Commodity Markets Insight Forum 2020, Feb. 19-20: The forum held by S&P Global Platts was delayed until further notice.
-“National Association of Travel Agents Singapore (NATAS) travel fair 2020, Feb. 21-23: Moved to May because exhibitors were concerned about turnout at the fair.
-“Telecoms lobby GSMA will hold a board meeting on Friday to discuss the possible cancellation of the Feb. 24-27 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona after several big-name withdrawals, an industry source said.
-“China Iron Ore 2020, Feb. 25-27: The event held by Fastmarkets in Beijing has been postponed to June 30–July 2.
-“East China Import and Export Commodity Fair), March 1-4:Due to be held in Shanghai, the fair usually attracts traders of garments and household goods. It was postponed until further notice.
-“POC2020, March 2-4: Bursa Malaysia Derivatives has postponed the Palm and Lauric Oils Price Outlook Conference & Exhibition 2020 to June 22-24, on health concerns.
-“Marine Money China, March 3-4: Originally slated to be held in Shanghai, organizers of the meeting for shipping financiers have said that it has been delayed, likely until November”.
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